Lemmy Kilmister, the lead singer/songwriter/bassist of the group Motörhead, passed away the other day at age 70. I am a fan, and I will miss him. One of the tributes I saw on-line was a clip from the British sit-com The Young Ones from the early ’80s, which included a performance from Lemmy and the […]Read more "Musings on Lemmy and PBS"
A week or so ago, there was something on television that I wasn’t watching. What I mean is, the TV was on, and I was in the vicinity. It was either a Barbara Walters special or maybe 60 Minutes, and some celebrity was being interviewed. It could have been Michael Caine. I’m not sure, really, […]Read more "Planning to be Happy"
I’m 50 years old, and I play video games. Sounds like I’m introducing myself at an AA meeting, doesn’t it? Among people in my age group–in my mind, at least–this admission that I play, and enjoy playing, video games seems to carry the same sort of stigma as admitting other uncontrollable addictions. Even when I’m talking to […]Read more "Nontraditional Gamer"